News - Tonga
1 Sep 2017
29th August 2017 The Deputy Prime Minister Hon Siaosi Sovaleni officially opened Tonga’s first Post-Disaster Needs Assessments (PDNA) Training at Tanoa International Dateline Hotel this...
28 Aug 2017
The present government of Tonga is to remain in a caretaker role until an early election can be held King Tupou VI dissolved the country's parliament on Thursday and called for elections a year...
7 Aug 2017
Congratulations, Tonga! Pacific island state eliminates lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem
MANILA, 31 JULY 2017 - The Kingdom of Tonga in the Pacific Ocean may be small in population, but it is kicking big goals in public health. The World Health Organization (WHO) has validated that...
19 Jun 2017
An NGO in Tonga has partnered with a bank and telecommunications company in an effort to help young women become financially independent . The Talitha Project is working with over 50 young women...
1 Jun 2017
Tongan brothers, Semisi (19) and Matavao Fanguna (20) have won the Open Mens Tennis Doubles against Tahiti in the Fiji Tattslotto Open Tennis Championships 2017 held in Denarau, 24 – 28 May. ...
29 May 2017
Pacific researchers have joined together to produce the first framework aimed at preventing Tongan youth in New Zealand committing suicide. Suicide is considered a taboo topic in Tongan culture...